Credentials 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

      Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional                       Psychology, APA Approved Doctoral Program

      M.A. School Counseling, Whittier College

      B.A. Sociology, Whittier College

 

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS
      Licenced Psychologist, California PSY 9163

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFILIATIONS
      American Psychological Association Member 
      California Psychological Association Member
      Orange County Psychological Association Member

 

FACULTY MEMBER
      Saddleback College (current): personal counselor, career

            counselor, academic counselor, member of the Crisis

            Intervention Team, professor of Applied Psychology: Human

            Reltionships

      Faculty member previously at: University of California, Santa

            Barbara, Mount San Antonio College, Irvine Valley College, 
             California State University, Dominguez Hills, 
     
CLINICAL WORK
      Community Hospital, Acute Psychiatric and Outpatient
      The Bridge, Community Health Center, Merced
      North Orange County Regional Occupation Program

 

HONORS AND AWARDS
      National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
      California College Personal Association: Richard Dodge Awards  

            for Outstanding Contributions to the California Student

            Affairs Profession, for work on the CATALYST Grant

      Orange County Psychological Association Presidential Award

            for Outstanding Contribution to the Advancement of           

            Psychology  (winner for 4 years)

 

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
      Doctoral dissertation: Marital Satisfaction in Dual-Career

            Couples

      California Psychological Association Convention Presentation:                  Issues of Dual-Career Couples
      Kellogg/Exxon Grant: Balancing Personal and Professional

            Roles: Realistic Expectations of Students and Employers

      Organizing of Counseling Directors in Higher Education 
            Conference Presentation: Clinical Uses of Career Testing as 
            Indicators of Adult Functioning
      California State University, Dominguez Hills Report Pamphlet:

            Prevention of Date Rape

      American Psychological Association Convention presentation in 
            conjuction with CATALYST, New York: family studies;  

            Balancing Personal and Professional Roles

      California Psychological Association: Colleague Assistance

            Program Research Article: Therapists at Risk

 

In addition to my private practice, I am also a faculty member at Saddleback College where I teach the Applied Psychology Human Relationships Class as well as counseling students in fulfilling their educational and career goals.

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